Here are my latest musings, conveniently divided into three sections.
DR-CAFTA: Free Trade from a Nicaraguan Perspective
Micro-loans for Christmas
My brother got me a wonderful Christmas gift this year, especially in light of the upcoming
The Challenge of Host Gifts
Also on the topic of gifts, I’ve been facing the challenge of what gifts to bring to my host family, and other people I meet. I spent a lot of time brainstorming with my mom. We would think of a gift, and then debate its usefulness and/or cultural appropriateness for rural
Yesterday and today I enjoyed the winter weather by going ice skating, and I’m appreciating eating salads and drinking tap water. I’m also trying to go to as many contra dances as possible before I leave. With any luck, I will make it to three this week. I’ve really enjoyed being at home, which is comfortable and relaxing, and I think I am about ready to venture out.